Definition of transcription noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

transcription

noun
trænˈskrɪpʃn
 
; trænˈskrɪpʃn
 
 
1 [uncountable] the act or process of representing something in a written or printed formerrors made in transcriptionphonetic transcription2 [countable] = transcriptThe full transcription of the interview is attached.3 [countable] something that is represented in writingThis dictionary gives phonetic transcriptions of all headwords.4 [countable] a change in the written form of a piece of music so that it can be played on a different instrument or sung by a different voice